Carl Reiner dead at 98

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  1. JP4CY

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    Wow I didn't know he was 98!
     
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    Alan Brady was a great character
     
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    He had a very good run. Still, it's a shame to lose someone with his talent

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    This is the image that immediately occurred to me (from The Jerk)
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    I love the episode when Laura accidentally reveals he wears a toupee, and she gets called to his office, where he is talking to his toupee on a mannequin head.
     
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    I was just looking him up recently to see his age. RIP. Legend.
     
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    This surprises me, because I saw a picture of him yesterday on Twitter with his daughter Annie and Mel Brooks - it was VERY recent based on the matching shirts. He looked so energetic!
     
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    I read somewhere recently that Reiner and Mel Brooks were still hanging out and that they would watch Wheel of Fortune and Jeopardy together.

    He was also a writer on Sid Caesar's show in the early days of television.
     
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    He was tweeting yesterday about trump ;)
     
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    Reiner and Steve Martin had a string of movies together (Reiner directing and Martin staring) in the late 70s/early 80s. None better than The Jerk. He was also nominated for 16 Emmy's and won nine...most for his writing on the fantastic **** Van Dyke Show.
     
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    #12 Sigmapolis, Jun 30, 2020
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    I learned of him, as many younger people probably did, from Ocean's Eleven...

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    RIP
     
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    He was 98 years old in that movie....
     
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    they wore matching BLM shirts. :D
     
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    Cyclone Fans, read this, it will make your day a little brighter...

     
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